PCDA Circular 616 : Fixed Medical Allowance to Ex-Servicemen Pensioners
OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER.OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)
DRAUPRADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD-211014
Circular No. 616
Subject:- Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to Ex-Servicemen Pensioners, and Ex-Servicemen Family Pensioners who are ECHS members and residing in Districts not covered by ECHS Polyclinic / Armed Forces Hospitals / MI Room upgraded to accommodate ESMs.
Reference:- This office Circular No. 451 dated 21.02.2011;Circular.No..544 dated 04.06.2015 & Circular No. 586 dated 25.09.2017.
A copy of GoI, MoD letter No. 22(01)/2011.WE/D(Res-I):dated:01.11.2018 on the above subject, which is self-explanatory, is forwarded herewith for information and necessary action.
2. As per ibid Govt letter Fixed: Medical-Allowance (FMA) to Ex-Servicemen Pensioners and Ex-Servicemen Family Pensioners is also admissible to ECHS members who are residing in Districts not covered by ECHS Polyclinic/Armed Forces Hospitals / MI Room upgraded to accommodate ESMs.
3.Those pensioners who are covered under this. Govt order are-required to submit the necessary application in the prescribed format. to the nearest Stn HQ in triplicate. The Stn HQ will scrutinize the. residential address of the ECHS member and verify the applicability of District in the. address ‘for FMA. .and confirm the authorization of FMA on the application in the prescribed format.
4. A separate communication will follow for submission of LPC-cum-datasheet along with instructions in due course.
5. This circular. has been uploaded on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in for dissemination to all concerned.